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The Road to Dune (and how we got precisely nowhere) »

Morel has wandered off into the desert (in a curious twist he was finally lured away by a Hasbro boardgame adaptation just like Peter Berg), Paramount is out of the picture and “Right now, Dune has no commitments or attachments” (Deadline New York). After more than three years Paramount has finally given up on Dune.  […]

The Art of Peter Berg’s Dune »

A lone figure is dwarfed by a giant sandworm. Jock has posted some of his Dune Concept Art on his site. Back in November 2008, concept artist Jock mentioned in an interview that he was working on some art for a film called Dune directed by Peter Berg.  That particular project died a death with […]

Dune Fan Fiction Contest »

What with the current total lack of news about the new Dune film – here’s something to keep you entertained, organised by the one-and-only SandChigger from Hairy Ticks of Dune: Hairy Ticks of Dune, in conjunction with Jacurutu, is proud to announce the Dune Fan Fiction Contest. This contest, as an unofficial, unauthorized and completely […]

London, Prague… Desert Planet? »

May 2010 – On the Road to Montreal (Montreal Gazette) Producers from Paramount Pictures were in town last week scouting locations for a remake of the sci-fi cult classic Dune; the producers are choosing between London, Prague and Montreal. http://www.montrealgazette.com/entertainment/movie-guide/Road+Montreal/3064801/story.html Producers Richard P. Rubinstein, Michael D. Messina and John Harrison were all involved in the […]